1 edition of Combating poverty and inequality found in the catalog.
Combating poverty and inequality
by United Nations Research Institute for Social Development in Geneva
Written in English
|Statement||[Yusuf Bangura ... et al.].|
|LC Classifications||HC59.72.P6 C65 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 360 p. :|
|Number of Pages||360|
|LC Control Number||2011397454|
Given that the overall poverty rate for the nation was percent, the poverty rate would be lower by about percentage points (or around million people) if the immigrant poverty . Poverty is examined as being in certain respects legally constructed (i.e. there are ways in which specific laws create and exacerbate poverty). Also explored is the role of law in establishing specific rights or entitlements that contribute to reducing poverty, in particular social security provision and litigation as a tool for combating poverty.
Communist and post-communist societies provide a tragic overture in the book, in which the utopian ideal of complete equality produces poverty, stagnation and then the rampant inequality . New Trends in Inequality: The Financialisation of Social Policies Lena Lavinas Part V: Merits and Limits of Alternative Political Responses Market Regulation, Inequality and Economic Development Hansjörg Herr The Role of the Public Sector in Combating Inequality .
Combating Poverty critically analyses the growing divergence between Quebec and other large Canadian provinces in terms of social and labour market policies and their outcomes over the past several decades. While Canada is routinely classified as a single, homogeneous liberal market regime, social and labour market policy falls within provincial jurisdiction . Almost half of the population continues to live under a poverty datum line (Adelzadeh, ). There are estimates that just over twenty two million people in South Africa live in poverty (DBSA, a). Poverty and inequality in South Africa have racial, gender, spatial and age dimensions. Therefore, the concentration of poverty lies predominantlyFile Size: KB.
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The Global North and South. Combating Inequality. DOI link for Combating Inequality. Combating Inequality book. The Global North and South. Edited By Alexander Gallas, Hansjörg Herr, Frank Hoffer, Christoph Scherrer.
Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 22 December Cited by: 4. Combating Poverty and Inequality is published just as global leaders meet to review and recommit themselves to a set of goals for reducing poverty agreed, under vastly different circumstances, a decade ago.
Combating Inequality: The Global North and South 1st Edition by Alexander Gallas (Editor), Hansjörg Herr (Editor), Frank Hoffer (Editor), & ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.
ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Price: $ The Combat Poverty Agency is the statutory body established to advise the government on economic and social issues pertaining to poverty through research, project innovation and evaluation and public education.
The Combat Poverty Agency was involved in the development of the National Anti-Poverty Strategy and in the evolution of the Poverty. Combating Poverty and Inequality Structural Change, Social Policy and Politics. Author: UNRISD Publication date: September Page count: Language(s) in this book: English Sales number: III.Y Harry Frankfurt, one of the most influential moral philosophers in the world, argues that we are morally obligated to eliminate poverty—not achieve equality or reduce inequality.
Our focus should be on making sure everyone has a sufficient amount to live a decent life. To focus instead on inequality is distracting and alienating. This volume brings together leading public intellectuals--Amartya Sen, Martha C. Nussbaum, François Bourguignon, William J. Wilson, Douglas S.
Massey, and Martha A. Fineman--to take stock of current analytic understandings of poverty and inequality. Contemporary research on inequality has largely relied on conceptual advances several decades old, even though the 2/5(1).
Child Poverty and Inequality: New Perspectives Isabel Ortiz, Louise Moreira Daniels, Sólrún Engilbertsdóttir (Eds) Combating Poverty and Inequality: Structural Change, Social Policy and Politics 69 Sarah Cook multidimensional child poverty and inequality.
The editors of this book would like to thank all the contributors, not only for. Combating Poverty and Inequality Major policy efforts have helped Mexico reduce extreme poverty and improve access of the poorest to basic services, including health and education.
Poverty and inequality in Mexico remain high in international comparisons, not only with other OECD countries but also with emerging by: The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Combating Poverty and Inequality: Structural Change, Social Policy and Politics by United Nations Research Institute for Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.
Thank you for your Edition: English. COMBATING POVERTY AND INEQUALITY Structural Change, Social Policy and Politics. Given the critical importance of early childhood development in combating poverty and inequality, ECD must be an immediate priority for the South African government.
Our youngest children deserve. Globalization, Poverty and Inequality book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Globalization is characterised by persistent poverty /5. Poverty reduction is a central feature of the international development agenda and contemporary poverty reduction strategies increasingly focus on “targeting the poor”, yet poverty and inequality remain intractable : $ Combating Poverty and Inequality: Structural Change, Social Policy and Politics (Chinese Overview) Combatir la pobreza y la desigualdad: Cambio estructural, política social y condiciones políticas Combattre la pauvreté et l’inégalité: Changement structurel, politique sociale et conditions politiques (Vue d'ensemble).
Poverty, Inequality, and Democracy addresses the complicated philosophical and moral issues surrounding the distribution of economic goods in free societies as well as the empirical relationships between democratization and trends in poverty and inequality.
This volume also discusses the variety of welfare-state policies that have been adopted. Combating Social Inequality: Poverty Words 10 Pages Combating Social Inequality Social inequality is a global concern impacting not only the poorest nations, but also the most economically advanced nations in the world.
Combating Poverty and Inequality argues that this is because many current approaches to reducing poverty and inequality fail to consider key institutional, policy and political dimensions that may be both causes of poverty and inequality, and obstacles to their reduction.
The handbook on poverty and inequality provides tools to measure, describe, monitor, evaluate, and analyze poverty. It provides background materials for designing poverty reduction strategies.
This book is intended for researchers and policy analysts Cited by: What is more, the overall figures mask much more severe pockets of poverty. Inmore than one-quarter of all African-Americans ( percent) lived in poverty; though distressingly high, that figure did represent an improvement fromwhen 31 percent of blacks were officially classified as poor, and it was the lowest poverty rate for this group since Author: Mike Moffatt.
In this book Gary Fields reverses conventional approaches by using income distribution as the primary indicator. He examines what is known about the distribution of income and poverty, inequality, and by: Read "Combating Poverty and Inequality" by United Nations available from Rakuten Kobo.
Poverty reduction is a central feature of the international development agenda and contemporary poverty reduction strate Brand: United Nations.Proposes a sustainable and inclusive development strategy to reduce seemingly intractable poverty and inequality based on: generation of jobs that are adequately renumerated and accessible to all, comprehensive social policies grounded in universal rights and supportive of change and democratic politics, and ensuring that states are responsive to citizen needs and .